Wildlife Biology

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Wildlife Biologist My report is on Wildlife Biology. What is Wildlife Biology? It is the study of plants and animals in their enviroment. A Biologist conducts experiments to help the world or to save species from extinction. They also do things like habitat restoration, reintroduction of endangered species, and evaluation of the impacts of Federal projects.

Wildlife Biologist is a job that is combined of Botany and Zoology. Botany is the study of plants and their enviroment. A Botanist would study all aspects of plant life; Other Botanist specialize in areas such as identification and classification of plants, the structure and function of plant parts, the biochemistry of plant processes, the causes and cures of plant diseases, and the geological record of plants are some of the other studies botanist due. (Cleveland 38) Zoology is the study of animals, their origins, behavior, diseases, and life process. Some Zoologist are put into categories of what they study; ornithologist (birds), mammalogists (mammals), herpetologist (reptiles), and ichthyologist (fish).

(Cleveland 37) A Wildlife Biologists work condition isn't just like any other scientists job. They don't just sit at a computer all day long or stay in a lab all the time. A Biologist can work in the woods, jungle, desert, or the wetlands they can work just about anywhere. But don't get me wrong they do work in labs a good bit. But how a biologist works is different, they go out into the wild and observe the living. They keep notes on what all they see. And when there finished in the field they go to the labs to research and confirm there data.

In a lab they also conduct experiments. Most of the experiments they do are the ones used to figure out cure for deadly diseases. They also figure cures for...